By Gloria Nankiyimba
Budding musician Patrick Ssenyonjo also known as Fresh Kid has promised to study hard to become a permanent secretary beside his musical career.
He made the promise after meeting the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Pius Bigirimana.
The meeting deliberated on modalities of engagement to ensure that the young musician’s interests are safeguarded.
During the meeting attended by Fresh Kid’s father Paul Mutabazi and his mother MadrineNamata. PS Bigirimana agreed with the team to draft a Memorandum of Understanding that stipulates the roles, responsibilities, and interests of each party.
He revealed that among the many aspects to be itemized are the percentage of sharing proceeds from performances, the commitment to continue with school, hours for performances and hours reserved for resting to avoid exploitation.
Bigirimana emphasized the need to ensure that the 7-year-old Fresh Kid sees through the scholarship offer he got to study at Kampala Parents School of Ruparelia Group.
Fresh kid also got chance for a moment in the Permanent Secretary’s official seat where he expressed gratitude at the gesture.
Fresh Kid has taken over the Ugandan musical scene with his free-flowing rapping skills. His songs “Banteka”, “Bambi”, “Kapiripiti” “ Takitaki” “ Bamuzeyi Mukulu” and “Sibirimu” have catapulted him to fame this year.
He was nominated for an International Award in the Carolina Music Video Awards 2019. Scheduled for 20th July 2019 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame High Octane Theater in Charlotte, North Carolina.